Update to clarify combining characters

J-F C. Morfin jfc at morfin.org
Mon Apr 21 22:38:19 CEST 2014

At 20:35 21/04/2014, Peter Occil wrote:
>Content-Transfer-Encoding: base64The behavior and policies of 
>registries is the least that I want to discuss.
>I want to restrict the discussion to the combining character clarification.
>The sentence "I'm not aware of any registries that allow labels that begin
>with those characters" should not have appeared in my message.

Perfect with me. I just wanted to be sure you had not a specific 
point linked to this assumption.

>-----Original Message----- From: John C Klensin
>Sent: Monday, April 21, 2014 1:37 PM
>To: Patrik Fältström ; Peter Occil
>Cc: idna-update at alvestrand.no
>Subject: Re: Update to clarify combining characters
>--On Monday, 21 April, 2014 18:51 +0200 Patrik Fältström
><paf at frobbit.se> wrote:
>ÛˆŒH\ˆŒM]NŒK]er Occil <poccil14 at gmail.com>
>ˆIÛH›Ý]Ø\€e of any registries that allow labels that begin
>>Ú]those characters.
>>You can not know what I uses in my own zones... ;-)
>More important (I think) there are norms/ requirements
>established by the standard and a requirement (in 5891) that
>individual registries (at all levels) establish their own,
>presumably more restrictive, policies.  So what registries do or
>do not do really doesn't help inform the standard.
>   john
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